Soft Bread Rolls

Brush with melted butter and enjoy!


  • 650g strong white flour

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 50g sugar

  • 450ml warm water

  • 30g Connacht Gold Pure Irish Butter melted

  • 15g dried packet yeast



  • Place the flour into large bowl with the salt and sugar.
  • Add Half the water and the melted butter into one bowl.
  • Add half the warm water and the yeast in other bowl, leave 5 minutes become cloudy and frothy.
  • Make a well in the dry ingredient and add the wet ingredients to dry ingredients.
  • Bring together with your hand, if very dry you can add a little more warm water.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface.
Knead for 10 minutes.
  • Place in large oiled bowl, cover the bowl with clingfilm.
  • Proof 2 hour somewhere warm until doubled in size.
  • Once proofed, knock back the air from the dough.
  • Knead for 1 minute and divide into balls 120g weight each.
  • Place in a butter tin 9×13” and cover in cling film lightly.
  • Allow to double in size.
  • Remove cling fil and bake 200 fan 30-35 minutes.
  • Place a tin half filled with boiling water on a shelf under the soft rolls while cooking.
  • Once cooked, brush with melted butter and enjoy!
  • These rolls freeze very well if you would find that helpful.


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